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Requiem for the Ubuntu Edge: The phone is dead, but the dream lives on

Cry not for the death of the Ubuntu Edge, dearest friends. Rejoice in the future it heralds.

How Windows, OS X, and Ubuntu are slowly turning your PC into a smartphone

All the desktop operating systems are integrating mobile features, but they're using very different methods.

Ubuntu Edge campaign shatters the crowdfunding record, likely for naught

The most successful crowdfunding campaign ever is very likely to end up a resounding failure -- at least on paper.

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Linux Trojan 'Hand of Thief' found on the malware market

Desktop Linux users have been relatively malware-free, but an RSA researcher has identified the "Hand of Thief" Trojan, which specifically targets Linux.


Top 4 open-source PCs

Single board or "open-source" PCs have open designs that can be replicated by other hardware companies and are inexpensive to manufacture and fun to use.

Red Hat Enterprise Linux gets cozy with MongoDB

Red Hat has coupled the 10gen MongoDB data store to its new identity management package for the Red Hat Enterprise Linux distribution.

Ultimate goal for Ubuntu Edge phone may go beyond crowdfunding campaign

Pledges for the Ubuntu Edge -- the smartphone that doubles as a desktop -- flew hot and heavy over the first few days, and now Canonical has introduced lower pricing tiers. Even so, more than $27 million is left to be raised. What's the true goal here?

Canonical to crowdfund first batch of Ubuntu Edge phones

Canonical launches a crowdfunding campaign to build the original batch of its planned Ubuntu Edge devices.


Hacked Canonical Penguin

Canonical takes Ubuntu forums offline in wake of password breach

As for now the breach doesn't seem malicious as much as it is pointing out a security flaw.

Ubuntu forum defaced, breached by hackers

A website dedicated to discussion of the Ubuntu Linux distribution was breached on Saturday, with hackers gaining access to encrypted passwords and email addresses.